The Turnaround is a contemporary blues rock band using the soul of the past to take blues into the future!
Thriving on the influences of Motown, Memphis & New Orleans, this energetic 4 piece is electric on stage, boldly stealing from pop, rock and jazz. They reach a wide range of audiences with their COMPLETELY ORIGINAL MUSIC and addictive covers in a playlist that reads like a “Who’s Who” of Blues and Soul music. Bonnie Raitt, Tracey Chapman, Robin Ford and Tina Turner; Led Zeppelin, Etta James and Aretha Franklyn.
Finalist - Australian Blues & Roots “CHAIN” Awards; Semi Finalist - International Songwriters “Unsigned Only “Awards, their recordings spent several months in The Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts top ten! The Turnaround made the regional finals of Passport to Airlie Beach Festival 2024 - one of 10 out of 120 competitors.
Lead by the biggest female voice in the Blues scene; Donna Hourigan's versatile vocals run the gamut from joyous and playful to raw and soulful. With her wicked sense of humour, Donna takes control of the stage backed by the band's four part harmonies and masterful musicianship. The Turnaround's original music is a love affair with the unvarnished truth and the rough & tumble of life. Lovingly crafted, it celebrates love, heartache and the issues of this rock we call home. All underscored with compassion and a wry sense of humour and featuring the very soul of the blues in The Turnaround's gritty rhythm section with tasty lead and slide guitar.
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